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Javelin Guided Missiles for Oman

Javelin Guided Missiles for Oman

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress November 15 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Oman for 400 Javelin Guided Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $96 million. […]


Indonesia Requests Javelin Missiles

Indonesia Requests Javelin Missiles

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress November 15 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Indonesia for 180 Block I Javelin Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $60 […]


Royal Thai Army Selects Thales Starstreak Air Defence System

Royal Thai Army Selects Thales Starstreak Air Defence System

Thales UK has signed a contract to supply the Starstreak air defence missile system to the Royal Thai Army. The deal was welcomed by the British Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. David Cameron, MP, during his meeting with the Prime […]


Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia is developing new long-range multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS) with improved guidance that could allow them to strike targets up to 120 miles (200 km) away, the Defense Ministry’s artillery spokesman said on Monday. “We have the military-technical potential to […]


Israel’s Iron Dome plays growing role in Gaza conflict

Iron Dome, Israel’s much vaunted anti-missile defence system, is playing an increasingly important role in the growing confrontation between the Jewish state and Gaza-based militants. Since the latest round of bloodshed erupted 48 hours ago with an Israeli strike on […]


US, Israel wrap up major joint missile drill

US, Israel wrap up major joint missile drill

Israeli and US troops have wrapped up a major missile defence exercise hailed as their largest-ever joint aerial military operation, the Israeli military said on Wednesday. “Yesterday, US European Command and the Israel Defence Forces successfully concluded Austere Challenge 2012, […]


DF-41: China’s Answer to the US BMD Efforts

DF-41: China’s Answer to the US BMD Efforts

China had recently test fired the mobile, MIRV capable DF-41 missile which is reported to have a range of 14000 km. This missile adds to the existing ICBM inventory of the Second Artillery, which already operates the older DF-5A and […]


Patriot Air and Missile Defense System receives US Army stamp of approval

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

Raytheon new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System has received the U.S. Army’s final stamp of approval after undergoing stringent testing. During the testing, Patriot’s performance was outstanding when subjected to challenging climatic and electromagnetic environments. “This approval validates the […]


North Korea carries out tests for missiles: think tank

North Korea carries out tests for missiles: think tank

North Korea has conducted motor tests to improve its long-range missiles after a failed launch in April, a US think tank said Monday after reviewing new satellite images. Since the embarrassing flop in April, the communist regime appears to have […]


 
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